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REQ ID: 102432
JOB TITLE: Power Electronics Senior Software & Controls Engineer
SALARY: £41,000 - £54,300 + Bonus + Increased Working Week Incentive
POSTING END DATE: 28/03/2023
LOCATION: Warwickshire
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.


An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.



As a Power Electronics Senior Software & Controls Engineer, you will be part of a team responsible for the design, development and testing of software for power electronic components. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of our electrified vehicles – Powertrain.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of control algorithms for power electronic converters in automotive powertrain applications

  • Demonstrate and commission power electronic converter control systems in virtual and high-power rigs

  • Lead software validation activities using Model in Loop, Software in Loop and Hardware in Loop platforms

  • Ensure process alignment and adherence to key internal and industry standard coding rules and practices to ensure compliance with ASPICE and ISO 26262

  • Software issue resolution ownership (including out of process updates and rapid prototype containment of issues)

  • Working with prototype control boards to perform prototype software testing

  • Decompose software requirements

  • Design and implement software components using MATLAB/Simulink and/or C/C++ code

  • Develop and execute software component unit test cases

  • Deliver verified and validated software according to project deliverables and timing




Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Solid background in control system design and embedded software development for power electronic converters

  • Good understanding of motor control theory, electric vehicle charging, DC/DC and DC/AC converter operation

  • Experience in developing control software for motor control or charging applications

  • Experience in developing AUTOSAR software using model-based design

  • Experience using Embedded C, MATLAB / Simulink, CATIA NoMagic (or other model-based system engineering tool), Vector CANalyzer & CANoe

  • Experience working with system / software requirements and requirement decomposition

  • Capable of validating control code through use of software validation tools in MIL, SIL and HIL environments

  • Possess a high level of attention to detail / accuracy, whilst delivering at pace





  • Automotive / Aerospace experience of delivering embedded controls software in a model-based environment

  • Good understanding of functional safety and ISO 26262

  • Experience in writing and maintaining software requirements using IBM Rational DOORS

  • Experience writing MISRA C compliant code

  • Experience with Infineon TriCore and DSP microcontrollers

  • Familiarity with automatic code generation

  • Understanding of Agile software development

  • Knowledge of ASPICE or equivalent

  • Higher degree in computing, software, controls or relevant subject

  • Knowledge of automotive electrical and communications systems



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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